Growing your own food / Guides

Shaded vegetable garden success
Food production

Growing vegetables in the shade

...your own food but have limited access to all day sun, do not fret - a bountiful harvest is still well within your reach. Just like the gardeners that grow them,...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

Grow food at home: 7 tips for growing food in small spaces

...own soil. For those of you who would like to grow food at home but have limited space, don't despair. Your dream of home-grown food is still within reach. You...

Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

Food & Greens can be grown easily indoors - here's how!

...your own food, you could look for a small grow light. Which plants are best for growing microgreens? A windowsill microgreen garden can be started with le...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...growing Sprouting your own seeds is virtually free To help make this a reality or simply get your hands on one, check out Elegant Farm and start gro...

Suburb of Toronto
Choosing where to live

Living a greener lifestyle in the suburbs

...your house and show it off. This can be done by installing solar panels and a full retrofit, or simply by composting, growing your own food, and collecting ra...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

...your part; spread the word! Now you know all about how food choices can affect climate change , learn how to grow your own food in the Ecohome green home guid...

Keyhole Garden

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...own. The rest of the compost tower can be filled with anything else you would put into your garden compost, but avoid adding cooked food waste, breads, pastas a...

ProductiveHouse in Montreal
Choosing where to live

Green living in the city

...your own garden is a great use of outdoor space and can noticeably supplement your summer food production. Even if the only space you have is a balcony or patio...

Greenhouse Construction for Cold Climates
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

How to build a greenhouse in a cold climate

...growing our food and the autonomy that comes with it,” Maude says. “Apart from the organic farmer in the neighboring town, it’s a bit of a food desert up here i...

Urban farming

Urban Farming turns beautiful gardens into a grocery store!

...growing food in places with less than ideal conditions. Here are some suggestions for maximizing your harvest in those spots. You can grow food in small spaces ...

Decentralized Energy Generation for LEED, Passive House & Green Homes
Renewable energy

Which is the Best Type of Home Energy Generation for Green Homes?

...your home, with or without your own renewable power generation such as having solar panels on your roof . If you live near a windfarm, that's where most of your...